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When it comes to ambitious legislation, the Biden administration is likely to have only a two-year window. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Biden has done all to make himself look weak and incoherent.
Hunter Biden says an abandoned laptop "certainly" could belong to him. In CBS interviews, he also shares details of his family's drug intervention. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Hunter is guilty of drug abuse and selling his name for big bucks.
The Biden administration will join Iran and other world powers next week in talks aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal that Trump sought to kill. LA Times
VOA VIEW: No deal should be made with Iran.
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Dozens of New Yorkers and politicians gathered outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Midtown Manhattan office Sunday for an Easter “service” to demand he approve a $3.5 billion fund for “excluded workers” not reached by benefits during the pandemic. In a flower-adorned spectacle that included communion to mark the holiday, the protesters called on Cuomo to support... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Cuomo is power drunk and mad.
“Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them,” Lenin supposedly said. It’s a lesson Google, and America as a whole, may soon learn the hard way in dealing with Communist China. A few weeks ago, Eric Schmidt, who led Google from 2001 to 2015, testified before Congress that the Chinese Communist Party is quickly... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Google is a danger to the nation and world.
The Yankee offense made it sound like 2020. Which in 2021 is particularly offensive — though these Yankees certainly cannot be accused of being offensive through the first weekend of the season. There were 10,066 spectators at the Stadium on Easter Sunday — a full house with 20 percent-capacity rules — and if you closed... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Americans will not support deceptive sports teams.
Conservative: Biden Mirrors Don’s Crazy Former President Donald Trump strongly led the GOP — sometimes to places it “shouldn’t have wanted to go,” recalls RealClearPolitics’ Carl M. Cannon. President Biden has reversed the dynamic: The new commander-in-chief “isn’t leading, he’s following. And the Democratic Party is taking Biden to places he shouldn’t want to go.”... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden is an idiot.
More migrant families are entering the United States and being released, new figures for March show, as thousands of children remain in detention facilities. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Illegals are a threat to US security and financial stability - so is Biden.
As criticism of Georgia's voting law mounts, a backlash to MLB has arisen in turn. For many, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee crossed a line Sunday. USA Today
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Last year’s hefty spike in homicides is extending into 2021, with cities that slashed police budgets seeing some of the largest upticks, according to an analysis of data by The Washington Times. A review of police data and public reporting found that in the first three months of 2021, the ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Slashing police funding is dumb and dangerous.
Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill Friday that will make handgun carry permits and background checks on unlicensed sales optional in Iowa. As of July 1, people can buy handguns from private non-licensed sources such as websites, gun shows and individuals without a permit or background ... Washington Times
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg pitched President Joe Biden's massive infrastructure plan on ABC's "This Week." ABC
VOA VIEW: Buttigieg is an idiot.
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VOA VIEW: Facebook should be held liable.
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Federal regulators are working to cut the cord on “robo” calls. Some telemarketers are still getting through to some phones on the national “Do Not Call” registry. Chip Reid reports from the Federal Trade Commission in Washington. CBS
VOA VIEW: Unsolicited "robo" calls should be held illegal.
Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri on Sunday urged the Biden administration to cut the $2 trillion infrastructure plan to roughly $615 billion. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Don't hold your breath.
U.S. corporations are facing pressure to oppose Republican election laws in Georgia and Texas that critics say disproportionately harm voters of color. CNBC
VOA VIEW: There will be more boycotts by those who are for the new laws.
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Nonfarm payrolls were expected to grow by 675,000 while the unemployment rate fell to 6%, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones. CNBC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday reported 4.1 million new Covid vaccine doses were administered. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Guess work on the reasons.
There have been cases of people who've been vaccinated getting infected with Covid. Here's why you need to continue being careful after vaccination. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Never let your guard down.
Ian Haydon helped test Moderna's coronavirus vaccine last year. Now, he's helping test the tweaked version of that vaccine designed to fight a new, more contagious variant. CNN
VOA VIEW: There much guess work left to be known.
He said he'd take the Covid-19 vaccine first, as a role model for the rest of Argentina. A little over two months after receiving the Russian-made Sputnik V, Argentinian President Alberto Fernández has tested positive for the coronavirus. CNN
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Mississippi's Republican governor said Sunday that he doesn't support the potential use of so-called Covid-19 vaccine passports in his state, calling the credentials that could be key to a return to normalcy by the end of the year unnecessary. CNN
VOA VIEW: Good - all should.
Pfizer said its vaccine can protect against Covid-19 for at least six months, but experts say that protection will likely last longer. CNN
VOA VIEW: It will be hard for most Americans to do a booster every year.
As the backlash to Georgia's restrictive voting law intensified last week with big corporations like Delta and Coca-Cola criticizing the law and Major League Baseball announcing it was moving the All-Star Game out of Atlanta, the politics of threats and counter threats became so fierce that it was difficult to determine whether the corporate moves were having their intended effect. CNN
VOA VIEW: The companies would be wise to blink first or lose business.
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Video posted on TikTok shows an entire plane of Southwest Airline customers applauding the removal of a woman accused of breaking federal mask rules. FOX News
VOA VIEW: As they should.
Major League Baseball is protesting a democratically passed Georgia voting law while bolstering ties with a Communist Party-backed Chinese company that cracked down on an NBA executive who supported the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong. FOX News
VOA VIEW: MLB will lose plenty if they continue.
Major League Baseball responded to calls to boycott the state of Georgia over a controversial new voter-ID law by moving the All-Star game out of the Peach State. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Double standard bought my big bucks.
Infectious disease expert Michael Osterholm said Sunday that the United States is in "category five hurricane status" with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, citing the threat of variants of the virus. UPI
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
March, April and May are typically the most active in terms of tornadoes, but this year, April and May could be particularly dangerous as the ingredients come together for frequent outbursts of severe weather. UPI
VOA VIEW: No one knows for sure.
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